News & Discussion: National Broadband Network

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Re: News & Discussion: National Broadband Network

#631 Post by Waewick » Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:17 am

I must be one of the lucky one.

Was on HFC on 12mpbs, getting on average 10-11 mpbs this was perfectly fine. Until we had to work from home.

I forked out the extra $10 a month to jump up to 25mpbs and any issues i had at 12 have gone.

No hassles with video calls had 4 people online at once at it chugged along averaging 18-20 mpbs.

I do wonder if I'll need to go higher again at any point.

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Re: News & Discussion: National Broadband Network

#632 Post by Nort » Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:23 am

In March 2020 it's pretty wild reading back through the first couple dozen pages of this thread and seeing people passionately argue that there is no need or business case for businesses to be able to rely on all homes having a fast upload/download internet connection.

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Re: News & Discussion: National Broadband Network

#633 Post by rev » Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:35 pm

Waewick wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:17 am
I must be one of the lucky one.

Was on HFC on 12mpbs, getting on average 10-11 mpbs this was perfectly fine. Until we had to work from home.

I forked out the extra $10 a month to jump up to 25mpbs and any issues i had at 12 have gone.

No hassles with video calls had 4 people online at once at it chugged along averaging 18-20 mpbs.

I do wonder if I'll need to go higher again at any point.
What wereall 4 doing online? Many services have reduced bitrates and download speeds. YouTube, Netflix for example.

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Re: News & Discussion: National Broadband Network

#634 Post by Waewick » Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:57 am

rev wrote:
Waewick wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:17 am
I must be one of the lucky one.

Was on HFC on 12mpbs, getting on average 10-11 mpbs this was perfectly fine. Until we had to work from home.

I forked out the extra $10 a month to jump up to 25mpbs and any issues i had at 12 have gone.

No hassles with video calls had 4 people online at once at it chugged along averaging 18-20 mpbs.

I do wonder if I'll need to go higher again at any point.
What wereall 4 doing online? Many services have reduced bitrates and download speeds. YouTube, Netflix for example.
Skype business calls and you tube/netflix

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Re: News & Discussion: National Broadband Network

#635 Post by rev » Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:05 pm

Waewick wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:57 am
rev wrote:
Waewick wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:17 am
I must be one of the lucky one.

Was on HFC on 12mpbs, getting on average 10-11 mpbs this was perfectly fine. Until we had to work from home.

I forked out the extra $10 a month to jump up to 25mpbs and any issues i had at 12 have gone.

No hassles with video calls had 4 people online at once at it chugged along averaging 18-20 mpbs.

I do wonder if I'll need to go higher again at any point.
What wereall 4 doing online? Many services have reduced bitrates and download speeds. YouTube, Netflix for example.
Skype business calls and you tube/netflix
Out of curiosity did you notice any drop in quality for the skype calls? Audio or video.

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